Valentine’s Day at Verona Ristorante Italiano

Impress your Valentine with a romantic dinner at Lakeway’s best Italian restaurant. At Verona Ristorante Italiano, we will take all the effort away, so the two of you can enjoy a prepared authentic Italian meal presented with the utmost care and flavor.

Chi mangia bene, vive bene! “Who eats well, lives well!” And no day is more important than the 14th of February, a day that centers on great emotion and enjoyment.  It is the best moment of the year to celebrate our grande amore with that special someone in your life. Cherish special time together, Italian-style, with our unique Chef crafted Valentine’s Day menu. Continue reading

 

Osso buco, a traditional Italian dish

Osso buco is veal shanks braised in a white wine and tomato sauce. The secret is to osso buco is the braising. It turns any meat into perfectly falling apart tender and full of flavor. The marrow filled bones give osso buco a meaty unctuousness that is hard from other cuts. The shank is cut such that the marrow of the bone is exposed and starts melting into the pot as the veal braises infuse the dish with even more flavor.  Wine, tomato puree and tomato pasta balance that richness beautifully, and fresh thyme gives the dish a delicious woodsy aroma. Continue reading

 

New Year’s Eve and Italian Food Traditions

Many cultures have celebratory and traditional events on December 31st each year. In some of these cultures, food plays a big role in those celebrations. When it comes to Italian traditions, specific food dishes are commonly served. Some of the dishes below are some of those customary New Year’s Eve Italian dinner dishes.
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Austin Food Events

Austin has become a culinary giant and we’d proud to be a part of the community! With 100,000 people at weekly football games, the influx of newcomers to Austin has skyrocketed. From the local farmer markets on the weekends and the food festivals throughout the year, Austin has something for everyone. Each part of Austin has a popular eatery; we love the Asian cuisine in South Austin, Tex-Mex in North Austin, and Italian cuisine in Central Texas. Here’s a round up of our favorite foodie events in Austin.
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Award Winning Food

Verona uses only the freshest and highest quality ingredients available to make our authentic Italian dishes.  From our hand rolled Cannelloni Rustica to our fresh pastas we take the effort and time to make sure each dish is made like you are our only customer.

 

 

Great Happy Hour

Verona’s happy hour is one of the hottest gathering spots in Lakeway. Join us Tuesday through Friday from 2:00 to 6:00 pm to enjoy $1 off bottled beer and $3 off any glass of wine and lower priced appetizers. The ambiance in the restaurant is a facsimile of Italy’s atmosphere of warm tones and vineyard scenes depicted by hand painted murals. Try a full-bodied glass of red wine with our juicy and flavorful Osso Bucco or a glass of sparkling Prosecco with our homemade tiramisu.  Verona is the perfect place for wine tastings with friends, food and wine pairings with colleagues or to enjoy a full glass of wine in a relaxing and inviting setting with your loved one.

 

Real Italian

Located in Lakeway, Verona Italiano, an authentic Italian restaurant, offers an extensive wine list and truly memorable lunch and dinner selections. We use only the finest and freshest ingredients to create the most authentic dishes. Our wine collection includes selections from Italy as well as the best Domestic vintages.
Named after one of Italy’s most popular travel cities, Verona, is a warm Italian restaurant with a rich heritage of Italian cooking that we bring to Lakeway in our beautiful restaurant. With signature dishes like Pollo alla Marsala and classic standards like Spaghetti fra Diavolo, our talented chefs create delicious meals that are sure to impress. We feature homemade bread, salads, and decadently delicious Italian desserts!